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English definition of “natter”

natter

verb [I]     /ˈnæt.ər/ US  /ˈnæt̬.ɚ/ informal
to talk continuously for a long time without any particular purpose: Once he starts nattering you just can't stop him. My mother and her friends natter away on the phone all evening.Informal talking and conversation natter     noun [C] We had a long natter over coffee.Informal talking and conversation
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